Recent Posts by Maria Pyanov CPD, CCE

What Does It Look Like When You Lose Your Mucus Plug?

What does it looks like when you lose your mucus plug? If you're close to giving birth, find out more about the mucus plug and what losing it can mean. Read More


Homebirth Midwife Handles A Life Threatening Emergency Like A Boss

This story shows us just how skilled homebirth midwives are. A NZ midwife handles a life threatening emergency and saves her boyfriend’s life. Read More

Formula Milk Companies Target Mothers Who Can’t Afford It – When Breastfeeding Is Life Or Death

Breastfeeding or formula feeding is a personal choice. In developing countries, however, formula milk companies target mothers, influencing their decision. Read More


To The Mama Who Doesn’t Feel Like Herself

Motherhood can make you feel barely recognisable and it takes some dedicated work to find yourself in the day to day trials of parenting. Read More


Ditch The Cute Baby Shoes – Experts Say Babies Should Go Barefoot While Learning To Walk

Baby shoes are cute and it's exciting to buy them for your little ones when they start walking. But are they really good for babies' growing feet? Read More

How To End Screen Time Without A Battle: 3 Simple Steps

Most parents understand the pain of getting kids to switch off the TV or game console. It’s possible to end screen time without a battle, in 3 simple steps. Read More


Cuddling Babies Changes Their Genetics For Years, Study Finds

Cuddling babies is obviously the best thing for them, but research has discovered an invisible benefit, with implications for future health and wellbeing. Read More

Woman Gives Birth To Giant Baby Naturally And Without Pain Medication

A Russian mother has given birth to a giant baby, without pain relief. Can women give birth to big babies without needing medical assistance? Read More


What’s Killing America’s New Mothers? 4 Things You Need To Know

The US ranks low among developed countries for mother and baby outcomes. Here are 4 things you should know about how America’s new mothers are cared for. Read More

Fourth Degree Perineal Tears – Everything You Need To Know About Severe Tearing

Fear of tearing during birth is a common fear of most pregnant women. Here’s everything you need to know about severe fourth degree perineal tears. Read More




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